12 Fun Things to do Outdoors in Vancouver on Winter Break 2021/22

Sledding at Grouse Mountain near Vancouver

Sledding at Grouse Mountain. Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Grouse Mountain

Winter Break is a great time to get outdoors and explore nature in Vancouver. Choose from snowy activities like skiing and snowshoeing, holiday fun, hikes, and lots more. Use our picks for the best things to do outdoors in Vancouver on winter break to plan your adventures.

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12 Fun Things to do Outdoors in Vancouver on Winter Break 2021/22

Go from the Mountains to Beach in the Same Day in Vancouver

A kayak near the Burrard Street Bridge in Vancouver

Photo: Tourism Vancouver / Rishad Daroowala

Vancouver in spring is a special place. There’s still lots of snow in the mountains, but down at sea level, it’s often t-shirt weather. Plan an epic #VeryVancouver spring day by hitting the mountains in the morning and the beach in the afternoon.

Until further notice, in line with the public health order, non-essential travel into, within, and out of BC is not recommended. BC residents, let’s do our part by continuing to stay small and support local with your immediate household, in accordance with the latest guidelines.

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Go from the Mountains to Beach in the Same Day in Vancouver

6 Places to Ski Near Vancouver This Winter

The chairlift at Grouse Mountain in Vancouver

Chairlift on Grouse Mountain. Photo: Tourism Vancouver/Kazutoshi Yoshimura

Feel the swish of snow beneath your feet and the cold wind in your face: ski season is almost here! Due to COVID-19, the 2020/21 ski season will be a little different, but Vancouver’s local resorts are committed to safety and have put measures in place to ensure you can ski and ride this winter. Here’s everything you need to know about how to ski in Vancouver this winter at six local ski resorts. Continue reading:
6 Places to Ski Near Vancouver This Winter

10 Family-Friendly Things to do Outdoors in Vancouver This Spring Break

Children playing at the Capilano Suspension Bridge in North Vancouver

Kids playing at the Capilano Suspension Bridge in North Vancouver. Photo credit: Tourism Vancouver/ Capilano Suspension Bridge Park

Looking to keep the kids entertained this Spring Break? Plan an outdoor adventure that the whole family will enjoy. Here are our picks for the best Vancouver area family-friendly things to do outside this Spring Break. 

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10 Family-Friendly Things to do Outdoors in Vancouver This Spring Break

Free Snowboarding and Skiing for Ladies Mondays at Mount Seymour

Shred for the Cure Vancouver 2014

Image courtesy of Mount Seymour | Evan Beer Photography

If the big dump of snow from last weekend didn’t get you excited to start waxing up your ski or snowboard equipment for the season, the upcoming Girls Ride Free night at Mount Seymour will.

Every Monday evening starting January 27 and running until March 31st (excluding Feb 10th), ladies can ride for free from 5pm to 1opm at Mount Seymour as a part of the Shred for the Cure in support of the BC Cancer Foundation.

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Free Snowboarding and Skiing for Ladies Mondays at Mount Seymour